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?Flüchtling zu sein, ist (k)eine Weltanschauung?? Die politische Integration von Westdeutschen und Vertriebenen und der BHE in Nordrhein-Westfalen 1945-1955Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 32.65
?Auf der Rückseite [unserer Fahne] aber ist um einen Eichbaum herum der Wahlspruch geschrieben, der unsere Losung bleiben soll: Ost und West ? In Treue fest? Das zitierte Credo des masurischen Gelsenkirchener Pfarrers, Otto Mückeley, kann als repräsentativ für die große Emphase zwischen West- und Ostdeutschen gelten, die in den Abstimmungskämpfen... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 29.99
In this book, World War II veterans compare their wartime experiences?as soldiers, pilots, ?code talkers,? and prisoners of war?to on-screen portrayals of the war in Hollywood films. In addition, two women?real life ?Rosie the Riveters??compare depictions of women and the home front at wartime with their experiences. more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 44.99
This report, published on the twentieth anniversary of the founding of the Office of Transition Initiatives at the US Agency for International Development, considers what today?s complexities imply for how conflicts and transition work might evolve in the future. more...
- Crowood 2015; US$ 14.57
Poison gas was one of the most feared weapons of its day and added a terrifying new dimension to modern warfare. In 1915, the only item a soldier had to protect himself from the harmful effects of gas was a shell dressing, soaked in his own urine and then tied around his face. By 1918, the British Army had developed a range of innovative protection... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95
Born in Germany in 1929, Anne Frank was a teenager during World War II. Because Anne was from a Jewish family, she and her family were forced to escape the terror of the Holocaust that swept the continent. Beginning in 1942, Anne kept a diary of the difficult journey of her family. See how Annes family tried to escape the horror of war, and how... more...
- International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00
Focuses on ways of coping with socio-economic and employment challenges of responding to crises arising from natural disaster, man-made catastrophe, or war. Reports on best practices and new avenues for crisis response and early warning, with examples from 14 developing countries around the world. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 14.50
In addition to Valerie Warrior's crisp, fluent translation of the first five books of Livy's Ab Urbe Condita , this edition features a general introduction to Livy and his work, extensive foot-of-the-page notes offering essential contextual information, and a chronology of events. Three appendices--on the genealogies of the most prominent political... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 77.00
The book describes the control exercised by the National Socialist state over academic libraries and analyses their collaboration, in particular in the theft of books and the identification of 'Enemies of the Reich'. In addition, it deals with aspects of the identification and restitution of books stolen and confiscated between 1933 and 1945. This... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 11.19
When Mary Thomas left the shores of England for Singapore in December 1939 to live a leisurely life of an Englishwoman in a colonial outpost, she did not expect to soon find her circumstances greatly changed. After the Japanese bombs fell on 8 December 1941, Mary chose not to rush for the first boat out of Singapore and instead stayed on to serve in... more...